June 19, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 19, 2018
Contact: Bill Hurley, Augusta CareerCenter, 624-5120
Media Contact: Laura Hudson, Maine Department of Labor, 621-5009
AUGUSTA—More than 20 employers are recruiting at the Augusta CareerCenter on June 25, inside the Maine Department of Labor at 45 Commerce Drive in Augusta. The job fair runs from 2 to 4 p.m. Job seekers are encouraged to research the companies ahead of time, bring plenty of resumes, and dress to impress.
“The summer tourism season provides plentiful opportunities for Maine workers to find jobs best suited to their skills,” said Governor Paul R. LePage. “Our record-low unemployment means employers are searching for applicants; I encourage you to visit any CareerCenter for help searching for a new or better job. They will work with you to improve your resume and interview skills.”
Employers interested in exhibiting at the job fair can contact Steve Roy, Steven.L.Roy@maine.gov. Participating employers must have at least one job posted at www.maine.gov/joblink.
Participating employers to date include:
- AngleZ Behavioral Health Services
- Bank of America
- Break of Day Mental Health Group
- Care & Comfort
- Creative Work Systems
- Harbor Hill
- Johnny's Selected Seeds
- Lucas Tree Expert
- MaineGeneral Health
- Maine Job Corps.
- Maine Staffing Group
- Maine-ly Elder Care
- MERT Enterprises
- Mount St. Joseph Residence & Rehab
- NRF Distributors
- OnProcess Technology
- People Ready
- Region 9
- Sheridan Corp.
- Waters Edge Therapy
CareerCenters, part of the Maine Department of Labor, offer a variety of services to help people find employment or upgrade skills. Each center provides several public-access computer workstations with Microsoft Office software, resume writing and cover letter software, Internet access and O’Net software for skills assessment. All CareerCenter services are free of charge.
The Augusta CareerCenter, located at 45 Commerce Drive within the Department of Labor, is open Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call 624-5120 (TTY users call Maine Relay 711). More information is available on the CareerCenter website, http://www.mainecareercenter.gov .
Maine CareerCenters are an equal opportunity provider. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities.